CURRICULAR GUIDE

Automated Office Specialist
Certificate of Achievement

Curriculum Code: 0164  (Effective Fall 1999 - Summer 2004)

This program is designed for the individual who may have previous secretarial
or office education and experience, and who desires to update training and
skills for the new automated office environment.  Special emphasis is given to
computer usage for word processing and other applications that will provide
information for the decision-making process within an administrative office
position.  Writing skills are also developed to improve communication.

Students should see the "Course Descriptions" section of this catalog or the
Course Schedule for course prerequisite information.  Basic skills assessment
and advising information may be found on page 8 of this catalog.

Contact the Business Careers Department, Old Central Building, Room 210,
telephone number (517) 483-1522.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 27 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
CABS 113    Microsoft Word Office/Int Key                                    4
CABS 118    Adv Microsoft Word for Office                                    4
CABS 133    Microsoft Access Database                                        2
CABS 182    Microsoft PowerPoint/Windows                                     2
CABS 195    Microsoft Windows                                                2
CISB 102    Intro Internet in Business                                       2
CISB 200    Info Sys Tech/Problem Solving                                    3
OADM 102    Editing Business Documents                                       2
OADM 110    Machine Transcription                                            3
WRIT 114    Business English                                                 3

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                                   TOTAL: 2 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   Spreadsheet                                              2 Credits
CABS 126    Excel                                                            2
CABS 128    Lotus 1-2-3 for Windows                                          2

ELECTIVES                                                     TOTAL: 1 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits in courses of your choice.
            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   30

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have
transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill)
should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.
I                 II                
CABS 113          CABS 118
CABS 182          CABS 133
CABS 195          CISB 102
OADM 110          CISB 200
WRIT 114          OADM 102
Lim.Ch.1          Elec.